STEM

7/3/2012

7/3/2012

Like many young entrepreneurs here in Silicon Valley, Matthew Slipper knows that success does not come easy. His first start-up, an online education venture, flopped. His second, a video-sharing app for the iPhone, has sold only 20 copies.

7/2/2012

7/2/2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced the results of a study touting the effectiveness of its popular Math in Focus: Singapore Math by Marshall Cavendish program.

6/27/2012

6/27/2012

Wowzers unveiled its flagship product: an adaptive, games-based classroom learning solution for delivering engaging 3rd-5th grade math content.

6/27/2012

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its lubricants blending plant in Atlanta donated more than 1,500 pieces of lab equipment, including workbenches, beakers, flasks and ovens to the City of Atlanta School System.

6/25/2012

6/25/2012

ETA hand2mind has unveiled the 16 winners of its “VersaTiles Success Factor Contest,” designed to spotlight how VersaTiles enhances the classroom experience and supports student learning.

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

American teens are adept at conducting scientific experiments, but only if they don't stray beyond the basics, according to assessment results released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics.

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

American children do much better identifying the correct answers to simple scientific tasks than using evidence from their experiments to explain those answers.

6/18/2012

6/18/2012

What would it take to explore an alien spacecraft at the bottom of a lake and rescue 20 abducted town folks before the National Guard steps in?

6/18/2012

Solar power has long been touted for its environmental impact. But now it has a new role: saving teachers' jobs.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

DreamBox Learning announced that San Jose Unified School District will implement the award-winning DreamBox Learning Math program district-wide in its 26 elementary schools beginning in the 2012-2013 school year.

6/13/2012

6/13/2012

More than 4,500 students and teachers from 18 countries connected with experts and peers during the live online conference series presented this spring by the Smithsonian SHOUT environmental education program.

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

Adaptive Curriculum, a web-based concept mastery solution that strengthens math and science performance, has been selected as a key content provider for a new blended learning model that will be implemented at Kramer Middle School next school year.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

The central state of Kansas, which has attracted international attention and some ridicule for its debate over how evolution is taught in its public schools, is headed toward another showdown on the subject.

6/7/2012

Schools may be closed for summer vacation, but they aren't getting a break from funding cuts. In fact, lawmakers in many state capitals aren't arguing over whether to trim education funding, but how much to cut.

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

Students can learn about DNA Profiling, fingerprints and skeletal secrets with this new series from the Smithsonian Channel. 

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